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The (Italian) Declaration of Independence

On the 4th of July, it’s important to remember that a key stone in the foundation of our country’s understanding of democracy was put in place by none other than an Italian by the name of Filippo Mazzei. Born just … Continue reading

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Un Minuto con …

By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com “Okay, but it’ll cost you an arm and a leg” In George Washington’s days, there were no cameras. One’s image was either sculpted or painted, and largely by the hands of Italian artists. Some paintings of … Continue reading

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